troubleshooting Question

How to use WHERE with DATEPART in MSSQL

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Hi There,

I'd like to pull out records where the day of the week is Friday or Saturday. So I have the following query:

SELECT aId, aStatus
FROM Availability
WHERE DATEPART(weekday,aDate) = 5 OR DATEPART(weekday,aDate) = 6

I get an error message thus:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server error '80040e14'

An expression of non-boolean type specified in a context where a condition is expected

Is it possible to use Datepart in this way, and if so, how can I fix this query? If not, what is the best way to achieve the same result?

Thank you,

Dan
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